Archive for June, 2010

June 28, 2010 2

How To Create An Effective Design Portfolio

By in Design, Job Finding Tips, Web Design

When you’re looking for a job in design, your design portfolio is your ticket. Well, that or having a connection somewhere. But assuming that you’re on your own in the job hunt, you’re going to have to pack a lot of work, time and talent into your portfolio to show what you can do. In […]

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June 25, 2010 Off

Some Useful Tips for Freelance Web Developers and Designers #3

By in Job Finding Tips

For the past two weeks I have shared some useful tips for freelancers, following are a few more. Offer Add-ons to Your Clients While working with a long-term client, apart from maintenance and regular updates, you can offer useful add-ons to your clients. For instance, for a static website – adding a blog is a […]

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June 21, 2010 Off

How To Find A Design Job

By in Design, Job Finding Tips

You may have all the design skills and know how in the world, but all that is wasted if you don’t know how to put your skills to work. There are so many design programs that teach how to create ads and designs, but knowing how to find a job in design is just as […]

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June 18, 2010 Off

Some Useful Tips for Freelance Web Developers and Designers #2

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Last week I discussed some useful tips for freelance web developers and designers. Following are a few more tips to ease your schedule and help your business grow. Social Bookmarks Web based bookmarking services like delicious are a quick and easy way to save and share your bookmarks rather than bookmarking within a web browser. […]

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June 13, 2010 Off

Some Useful Tips for Freelance Web Developers and Designers

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If you are a freelance web developer and/or designer, and multitasking then, most of your daily schedule should be occupied with to-do lists, priority tasks, applying for future jobs, working on multiple websites etc., Just to ease your schedule a bit, following are some useful tips I thought might help you un-clutter your work flow […]

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June 9, 2010 Off

The In’s and Out’s of Project Management

By in Web Design

As web designers, we are required to be project managers as well. With each client, we must plan, organize, manage resources, and develop a project independently. For some types of designers, managing subcontractors is needed as well. It takes great discipline to get a project done on time, and done well. In this post we’re […]

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June 7, 2010 1

Designing Business Cards

By in Design

Designing business cards is kind of a tricky area. For those who are trying to network, get their name out, and are responsible for designing their own cards, there is a lot of freedom. The question is what you should do with that freedom. Back when I was in school, the time came for us to […]

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June 6, 2010 17

10 High Quality Free WordPress Themes

By in Web Design

WordPress users have thousands of free themes to choose from. However, finding a high-quality theme is pretty hard. With the influx of Premium themes, this task has become even harder. We hope this compilation of free high-quality WordPress themes helps you choose the best theme for your blog.

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June 3, 2010 Off

Design Quotes

By in Design

Sometimes when a designer or any artist is searching for inspiration, it helps to surround themselves with admirable work. Looking at clean, efficient designs retrains the mind to produce that caliber of work. As helpful as it is to see what’s great about design, sometimes it’s just as helpful to hear it. Being a copywriter, […]

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June 2, 2010 6

5 Tips to Having a Steadier Freelance Web Design Career

By in Design, Web Design

The thrill of not knowing what you’ll be doing tomorrow can be exhilarating, and a huge rush for your creativity — except when that unknowing feeling comes to your finances, work, and where you’re going to find your next client. Being a freelancer puts a lot of unknowns into play, and the first several months […]

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